Synonyms for gitxsan or Related words with gitxsan
Examples of "gitxsan"
dialect or Gitxsanimax̱, also known as Eastern
dialect speaking bands in Gigeenix (eastern region):
Nation is one of Canada's First Nations and is a name used when referring to the Office of the Hereditary Chiefs of the
, which is the formal governing body of the
people. Their territories are located in the Skeena Watershed of British Columbia, Canada, covering 35,016 square kilometers of land.
Some of the
(Gitksan) villages are, divided by dialect:
LanguageJensen’s cousin Lonnie Hindle developed the phonetic system for the
language with Bruce Rigsby, an American linguist. As a competent speaker, Jensen taught the language to children and adults including at classes at UBC.
The Hazeltons are home to the
and Wet'suwet'en First Nations.
Treaty Society has reached Stage 4 in the BC Treaty Process.
Ksan was founded before Hazelton was in 1866, and was populated by the
The Gitwangak Indian Band (formerly Kitwanga) is a band government in the Skeena Country region of northwestern British Columbia, Canada. They Gitwangak people are part of the larger
group. Their name means "People of the Land of Rabbits". They are members of the
The Gitwangak is one of six communities that belong to the First Nations’ group called the
. The word “Git” means “the people,” and the word “Xsan” (also spelled 'Ksan) is the ancient word for the nearby Skeena river, which the people thought of as the “river of mist.” Therefore, the
are the “people of the river of mist.”
language , or Gitxsanimaax (also rendered "Gitksan, Giatikshan, Gityskyan, Giklsan"), is a First Nations language of northwestern British Columbia. It is a Tsimshianic language, closely related to the neighboring Nisga’a language. The two groups are, however, politically separate and prefer to refer to
and Nisga'a as distinct languages.
To date, a treaty agreement between the
Nation and the Federal Government of Canada and Provincial Government of British Columbia has not been reached.
is the name of the people who speak this language. It means "People of the Skeena River" ("'Ksan" being the name of the Skeena in this language).
language, Gitsegukla roughly translates to "people living under the precipice" or more specifically under the "Segukla" or "sharp-pointed" mountain.
‘Nekt was eventually killed during one of his raids. He is remembered and celebrated by the
people as a powerful and great leader.
The original, and traditional name of Kispiox Village is "Anspay'axw", loosely translated from the
language, this means "The Hiding Place".
The Gitanyow First Nation are a First Nation based northeast of Terrace, in northwestern B.C. They are part of the
In 1881 Collison began work among the
, up the Skeena River from the Tsimshian. He founded the first mission at Hazelton, B.C., in Gitksan territory.
Treaty Society handles Treaty negotiations in the BC Treaty Process for a number of First Nations in northwestern British Columbia
He spent 63 years in different regions of the province, working among the Shuswap, Kootenai, Dakelh, Sekani,
, Hagwilget, Babine and Lheidli T'enneh First Nations.
Walter Harris (June 10, 1931 – January 12, 2009) was a Canadian artist and hereditary chief from the
(Gitksan) First Nation in northwestern British Columbia.
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